Welcome to Kite Festival

Since 1989, the city of Ahmedabad has hosted the International Kite Festival as part of the official celebration of Uttarayan, bringing master kite makers and flyers from all over the world to demonstrate their unique creations and wow the crowds with highly unusual kites. In past years, master kite makers from Malaysia have brought their wau-balang kites, llayang-llayanghave come from Indonesia, kite innovators from the USA have arrived with giant banner kites, and Japanese rokkaku fighting kites have shared the skies with Italian sculptural kites, Chinese flying dragons, and the latest high-tech modern wonders. A master kite maker and famous kite flyer Rasulbhai Rahimbhai of Ahmedabad trains of up to 500 kites on a single string have come to be a classic attraction....

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Schedule

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07th to 13th January 2018

Place: NID Ground, Riverfront, Ahmedabad.
Time: 10am to 4pm.

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08th January 2018

Place: Palanpur & Dakor.
Time: 10am to 4pm.

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09th January 2018

Place: Gandhidham, Pavagadh & Valsad.
Time: 10am to 4pm.

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10th January 2018

Place: Jamnagar, Rajkot & Surat.
Time: 10am to 4pm.

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11th January 2018

Place: Dwarka, Jetpur & Saputara.
Time: 10am to 4pm.

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12th January 2018

Place: Amreli, Aravalli & Vadodara.
Time: 10am to 4pm.

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13th January 2018

Place: Riverfront, Ahmedabad.
Time: 10am to 4pm.

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Testimonials

"Kites are believed to have first arrived in India either through Muslim traders coming eastward through Persia or Buddhist pilgrims coming from China in search of sacred texts. Either way, they have a long history in the region..."

"Kites are believed to have first arrived in India either through Muslim traders coming eastward through Persia or Buddhist pilgrims coming from China in search of sacred texts. Either way, they have a long history in the region..."

"Kites are believed to have first arrived in India either through Muslim traders coming eastward through Persia or Buddhist pilgrims coming from China in search of sacred texts. Either way, they have a long history in the region..."

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  • Tourism Corporation Of Gujarat Limited Udyog Bhavan, Block No. 16, 4th Floor, Sector-11, Gandhinagar - 382 011
  • For Calling / સંપર્ક કરો - +91-79-23977200
  • ikf@gujarattourism.com